Cary Miles Barreto, 57, of Paauilo died Dec. 8 in Honolulu. Born in Long Beach, Calif. he was a fire equipment operator at Keahole International Airport in Kona. Memorial service 1 p.m. Friday at Kona Airport Fire Station. Survived by sisters, Julie Barreto and Ramona Cutri. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii.
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